The BMW 1 series has established itself as a favourite among the British premium hatchback consumer since its initial launch in 2004, thanks to its up market feel and a range of engines suited to economical or high performance driving. The hatchback features impressive build quality and a sculpted interior and is available in a three or five door variant while the 1 Series Coupe is only available as two door variant. While trim levels range from SE to top of the range M Sport and the high performance M model which offers searing pace.
The 1 Series comes with seven airbags as standard as well as stability control system which helps it score the maximum five stars in the EURO Ncap rating while emissions have also been improved with the 116d Efficient Dynamics Plus model emitting just 89g/km of CO2.
All models feature the distinctive L shape rear lights as well as the iconic double kidney bean grille on the front, making it instantly recognisable and impressive from all angles.